Elizabeth Grover

1811–1872 (Age 61)
Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Grover was born in 1811, in Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Nathaniel Grover, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Clemons, was 37. She married Charles Lamb on 15 March 1831, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1872, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lamb
Elizabeth Grover
Marriage: 15 March 1831
Hiram J Lamb
Mary Jane Lamb
Asenath Lamb
Charles Wesley Lamb

Spouse and Children

15 March 1831
Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Hiram J Lamb


    Mary Jane Lamb


    Asenath Lamb


    Charles Wesley Lamb


Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Grover


    Elizabeth Clemons




    Whiting Grover





    Allen Grover


+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’.2 Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber .3 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Grover in entry for Hiram J Lamb, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Elisabeth Grover Lamb in entry for Merritt S Lewis and Asenath Lamb, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Elisabeth Grover Lamb in entry for Merritt S Lewis and Asenath Lamb, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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